It's like Oprah was at Ellsworth High School on Friday February 28th! I can just hear her.."You're going to the State Finals! You're going to the State Finals! You're going to the State Finals! Everyone is going to the State Finals!"

Sure enough, all the competitors at the District VI Vocal Jazz Festival advanced to the State Vocal Jazz Festival at Lawrence High School. The Middle School Championship takes place on Friday March 27th while the High School Championships will take place on Saturday, March 28th.

Competing on Friday and advancing were

 

  •  Hancock Middle School Show Choir - Director Colleen Burton
  •  Conners-Emerson Middle School Show Choir - Director Rebecca Edmondson
  •  Mountain View Middle School Show Choir - Director Lisa Blanchette
  •  Ellsworth Elementary Middle School Show Choir - Director Mike Perlman
  •  Pemetic Middle School Show Choir - Director Ed Michaud
  •  Peninsula Middle School Show Choir - Directors Stephen Hodgdon and Sherry Young
  • Trenton Middle School Show Choir - Director May de Koning
  • MDI Octet High School Jazz Choir - Director Annabelle Walke
  • Ellsworth High School Jazz Choir - Director Jamie Calandro
  • MDI Trojan Trebs High School Show Choir - Directors Frank Bachman and Annie Leonardi
  • Sumner High School Show Choir - Director Lisa Blanchette
  • MDI High School Show Choir - Directors Bronwyn Kortge and Ashley Graves
  • Ellsworth High School Show Choir - Director Jasmine Irelan